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SharePoint Server 2013 / 2016 - Installation Failed Error: Some of the Files Failed to Copy During Deployment of the Solution

Applies To

  • SharePoint Server 2013
  • SharePoint Server 2016


You are trying to execute Setup2016.exe or Setup2013.exe for Installation and you are facing this error:

Error you are facing

Some files failed to copy during deployment of the solution.

Reasons and Solutions



Antivirus on the serverIf your antivirus is blocking any of the WSP files, please ensure (using antivirus blocking policy rules) that it doesn't block and try again.
Timer and Admin Jobs not doing its job
  1. Please ensure SharePoint Timer jobs Service and SharePoint Admin Service is running on the server
  2. Sometimes restarting both the services on all the servers fixes the issue
Problem with DeploymentSometimes simply clicking the Deploy Solution for farm solution fixes the issue

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